Factor, Max

(1877–1938)
   US manufacturer of cosmetics. Max Factor emigrated from Poland to the United States at the age of twenty-seven, and in a modest way started the cosmetics firm, which grew to be one of the largest in the United States and in the international market. He was succeeded in the management of the business by his four sons and his son-in-law, a prominent communal leader.

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  • FACTOR, MAX — (1877–1938), U.S. cosmetics manufacturer. Factor was born in Lodz, Poland, where at the age of eight he served an apprenticeship to a dentist pharmacist. Years of mixing potions instilled in him a fascination with the human form. Factor opened… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Factor, Max — ▪ American makeup designer born 1877, Łódź, Poland, Russian Empire died August 30, 1938, Beverly Hills, California, U.S.       dean of Hollywood makeup experts. He was a pioneer in developing makeup specifically for motion picture (motion… …   Universalium

  • Factor, Max, Jr. — ▪ 1997       (FRANCIS FACTOR), U.S. cosmetician who, with his father, developed Pan Cake makeup so actors would not appear green in colour motion pictures and, when it began to be worn offscreen as well, mass produced it and built their company… …   Universalium

  • Factor, Max — (1877 1938)    American manufacturer of cosmetics, of Polish origin. He emigrated from Poland to the US at the age of 27. He began a cosmetics firm which became one of the largest in the US …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Max Factor, Sr. — Max Factor (15 September 1872 – 30 August 1938), born Maksymilian Faktorowicz, was a successful Polish Jewish businessman, cosmetician, chemist, wigmaker. Founder of cosmetics giant Max Factor Company, he largely developed the modern cosmetics… …   Wikipedia

  • Max Factor, Jr. — Max Factor, Jr. (18 August 1904 – 7 June 1996), was an American businessman who was president of the Max Factor Cosmetics empire. He was born Francis Factor in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Max Factor, a Polish immigrant. Known as Frank, his… …   Wikipedia

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